Tag "Twitter"

Twitter is testing paid version of the TweetDeck

By : CIOL Writers

Amid struggling ad business, Twitter is looking for ways to make more money. The micro-blogging site is planning to create a paid version of the TweetDeck, a free online tool that helps users to manage multiple accounts. Twitter has reportedly

Twitter suspends over 376,000 accounts for promoting terrorism

By : CIOL Writers

Twitter is getting aggressive in its battle against terrorist accounts. After suspending 235,000 accounts in the first half of 2016, Twitter suspended over 376,000 accounts for backing terrorism in the second half of the year. In its semiannual “transparency report,”

Twitter testing a new feature to warn users about profile with ‘potentially sensitive content’

By : CIOL Writers

Twitter is doing all it can to make its platform controversy free. In its latest attempts in the same direction, the micro-blogging site is testing a new feature that flags users’ profiles that contains ‘potentially sensitive content.’ This means whenever you visit someone’s

Twitch announces a new social media feed, Pulse

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon-owned video game streaming company Twitch has announced a new feature Pulse, an integrated social media feed “where streamers can post and engage with all of their followers and the greater Twitch community right from the Twitch front page.” Similar to

Twitter introduces more features to curb online abuse

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In its fight against online abuse, Twitter is trying to make the field tougher for trollers. Following the changes introduced recently, the micro-blogging site has come up with another round of updates, giving users more control over abusive posts. Expanding

Wittyfeed is more popular in India than Instagram and Twitter

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Three-year-old, Wittyfeed has surpassed the rankings of decade old company Twitter and seven-year-old Instagram as the most visited website in India. A viral content company, Wittyfeed, which provides modern day blogging platform for everyone who loves to express and explore beautiful stories is

Google and Jigsaw launch Perspective, to rate your toxic comments

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Hate speech, swearing, harassment is all too common for any platform that has a ‘comments’ sections. Instead of holding the platform for a rational debate, many end up creating it a dump of trash. Many companies have taken initiatives like

Twitter launches custom profiles for business agents and customer support teams

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Twitter is introducing yet another feature to lure customers and business agents to use its platform to boost their business. After making it easier for customers to directly message businesses, and allowing companies to add a “send a private message” button

Twitter rolls out new feature, ‘Time Out’ to tackle online abuse

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Though Twitter has been launching many features and initiatives to tackle online abuse, Twitter has been giving the pushbutton to users to block and report abusive content, until now. However, with the latest feature, Twitter is taking the control in

Twitter partners Filmfare and Reliance Jio to drive monetization in India

By : CIOL Writers

Since the return of Jack Dorsey in 2015, the micro-blogging site Twitter has been under pressure to show positive signs on user growth or revenue.However, Twitter’s fourth-quarter earnings report, which was also the 10th consecutive quarter of lower revenue for

Twitter’s poor run continues in Q4, meagre 0.6pc growth in MAUs

By : CIOL Writers

After looking at Twitter Inc.’s disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report, one might think there’s little hope left for Twitter, but the micro-blogging platform seems to believe otherwise. “The whole world is watching Twitter. While we may not be currently meeting everyone’s

LinkedIn now provides ‘disable comment’ option to manage comments on long-form articles

By : CIOL Writers

Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, social media is increasingly becoming a hostile space because of online abuse. In the light of such incidents, many platforms are taking initiatives to control and reduce online abuse. Making a move in this

YouTube launches live-streaming feature on mobile devices

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Live video is becoming a rage on social platforms, with companies like Twitter and Facebook embracing the concept of streaming live events. However, YouTube was being reluctant to adopt mobile live streaming. But that’s all about to change. YouTube has

Two more high-profile exits from Twitter

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Amid its sterile attempt to attract any buyout offer, Twitter is having a difficult time retaining its top executives. Maintaining the long string of high-profile exits, Twitter’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, Jeffrey Siminoff, is leaving at the end

Apple, Facebook and 95 other companies file opposition to Trump’s immigration ban

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Some of the top tech companies including names like Apple, Facebook, Twitter, MicrosoftMicrosoft and others have filed an amicus brief with the federal appeals court against the President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from seven countries, as first reported by

Twitter replaces Moments with new ‘Explore’ tab

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Twitter now wants you to find the best content available on its platform with just one tap on ‘Explore tab’. And to bring this tab on your mobile screen, the micro-blogging site is doing away with the ‘Moments‘ tab which

Twitter gives Vine an ‘Online Archive’

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Vine was special, really special to Twitter even if the micro-blogging site had to let off it to improve its finances and numerous other reasons. Just a couple of days after shutting down Vine, the social network has launched an

Narendra Modi becomes the most followed world leader on social media

By : CIOL Writers

When the United States 44th President Barack Obama ceded the presidency role to new President-elect Donald Trump, some rank-reversal took place on the Twitter platform too. With approximately 81 million followers on Twitter, Barack Obama was the most followed world

Twitter testing a new timeline like format for Moments

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Twitter is doing all it can to change the fortunes of the company. After shutting down Vine, just a day back, it sold off its developer platform Fabric to Google. And now there are reports about micro-blogging site experimenting with

Google buys Twitter’s developer platform Fabric

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Google is acquiring Twitter’s app development platform Fabric, along with its developer team. Not just this, the search engine company is also taking over Twitter’s Crashlytics crash reporting system, Answers mobile app analytics, Digits SMS login system and FastLane development